The best casino outside of Las Vegas

The best casino outside of Las Vegas By Paul Johnson on Sep 09, 2023 in Attractions, California, Going Out, North America, Regions, USA Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel has been named the winner in two categories in the 2023 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. First for the Best Casino Outside of Las […]

W Hotels’ first opening in Macau

W Hotels’ first opening in Macau By Paul Johnson on Sep 08, 2023 in Accommodation, Asia, Hotels, Macau, Regions W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s global portfolio of 31 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced the highly anticipated opening of W Macau – Studio City, marking the debut of the iconic W Hotels brand in Macau, […]

What’s on in Canberra this season

What’s on in Canberra this season By Paul Johnson on Sep 07, 2023 in Attractions, Australia, Events, Going Out, Oceania, Regions, Travel Miscellany While the northern hemisphere inches towards Autumn, it’s springtime Down Under and Canberra is celebrating longer days and warmer evenings with a range of festivals, exhibitions and sporting events. From the show-stopping […]

Fine dining for SWISS First and Business Class passengers

Fine dining for SWISS First and Business Class passengers By Paul Johnson on Sep 07, 2023 in Air Travel, Europe, Food and Drink, Regions, Speciality Travel, Switzerland, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Starting this week, SWISS will be offering culinary delights from Canton Geneva to its First and Business Class guests on its long-haul services from […]

The best seats in the house to view the world’s most spectacular light show

The best seats in the house to view the world’s most spectacular light show By Paul Johnson on Sep 04, 2023 in Attractions, Canada, Events, Going Out, Leisure Travel, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Situated in Canada’s Northwest corner, up near the Arctic Circle, the Yukon territory offers visitors the best seats in […]

New eco initiatives from Dusit International

New eco initiatives from Dusit International By Paul Johnson on Sep 02, 2023 in Accommodation, Asia, Hotels, Maldives, Regions Dusit International has launched a new group-wide sustainability program, ‘Tree of Life’ and Dusit Thani Maldives has achieved Google eco-certification in recognition of its sustainable tourism endeavors. The new programme clarifies Dusit’s sustainability intentions and includes […]

5 lesser-known spots for holidays in Spain

5 lesser-known spots for holidays in Spain By Paul Johnson on Aug 27, 2023 in Europe, Regions, Spain, Western Europe For those ready to break free from cliched summer breaks and immerse themselves in the hidden gems of sun-drenched Spain, Paradores Hotels & Restaurants offers stays in unforgettable properties in lesser-known spots. From staying in […]

What defines a luxury holiday experience?

What defines a luxury holiday experience? By Paul Johnson on Aug 21, 2023 in Leisure Travel, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Tailor-made travel specialist Audley Travel has conducted research* into what defines a luxury holiday experience and has concluded that a ‘5-star feeling’ is indeed a more measured personal preference, with almost a third of people […]

Review: The Forest Side, Grasmere, Lake District, UK

Review: The Forest Side, Grasmere, Lake District, UK By Paul Johnson on Aug 18, 2023 in Accommodation, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe On the fringes of the popular village of Grasmere, famed not only for its gingerbread but also its […]

Review: The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences, London, UK

Review: The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences, London, UK By Paul Johnson on Aug 17, 2023 in Accommodation, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Nestled in the heart of London’s vibrant Mayfair district, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is one of London’s few family-run 5 star […]

Review: The Cavendish at Baslow, Peak District, Derbyshire, UK

Review: The Cavendish at Baslow, Peak District, Derbyshire, UK By Paul Johnson on Aug 15, 2023 in Accommodation, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe When we were invited to a wedding in the Peak District some months ago, we jumped on […]

Popcorn beach in Fuerteventura: The story of a beach that went viral

Popcorn beach in Fuerteventura: The story of a beach that went viral By Paul Johnson on Aug 09, 2023 in Attractions, Europe, Going Out, Regions, Spain, Western Europe The Canary Islands are known for their collection of unique natural locations. Some are known to only a handful of locals. Others are famous throughout the world. […]

Seabourn Pursuit – their second purpose-built ultra-luxury expedition ship

Seabourn Pursuit – their second purpose-built ultra-luxury expedition ship By Paul Johnson on Aug 06, 2023 in Cruises & Boat Travel, Speciality Travel Seabourn, the leader in ultra-luxury voyages and expedition travel, has taken delivery of its second expedition ship, Seabourn Pursuit, in an official handover maritime ceremony at the T. Mariotti shipyard in Genoa, […]

Jamaica beyond the beaches

Jamaica beyond the beaches By Paul Johnson on Aug 05, 2023 in Caribbean, Jamaica, Regions There’s more to Jamaica than its awe-inspiring beaches. Holidays in Jamaica offer the chance to go beyond the sandy beaches and explore exhilarating adventures among the island’s beautiful landscapes. Discover a wealth of opportunities for outdoor adventure in Jamaica thanks […]